By Martin Popoff
“Motörhead, take into account me now, Motörhead, alright!”
Lemmy, Phil, quickly Eddie and the increase of Motörhead is the 1st ebook to rejoice the classic-era Motörhead lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, “Fast” Eddie Clarke, and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. via interviews with the entire valuable troublemakers, Martin Popoff celebrates the formation of the band and the files that made them legends: Motörhead, Overkill, Bomber, Ace of Spades, No Sleep ’til Hammersmith, and Iron Fist. An in-depth coda brings the tale brand new with the stunning contemporary deaths of Taylor and Kilmister.
Motörhead involves existence during this ebook as bad-luck undesirable boys — doused in drink and medicine, such a lot significantly velocity — incapable of operating their lives correct, keep for quick Eddie, who's charged with keeping issues jointly. Popoff additionally examines the heady weather of tune throughout the band’s upward push to prominence in the course of the New Wave of British Heavy steel, with exact mirrored image on Motörhead’s precise place within the scene as either originators and embattled survivors who carried at the renegade spirit of these times.
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Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers: The Rise of Motörhead by Martin Popoff